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ELEX is one of the best RPGs of 2017

Nov 3, 2017
261
To my shame i haven't played that yet but it's like Xenoblade Chronicles X and other MMO type open world games where you have clumps of high-level monsters blocking off areas... Run like the wind and once you're through things are usually more manageable again.

I've also cheesed the hell out of some encounters by hiding behind cover up high and plinking them with arrows while Crony The Droney zaps them :)
 
Oct 26, 2017
1,771
Quick question.
I know Elex is not Gothic level but how is compared with the first Rysen?
it's better than gothic 3 ;p

I think it's the game gothic 3 was supposed to be, piranha bytes gameplay on a massive scale.
and while risen 1 had better mechanics, the last third of the game was an extreme drag, I enjoyed elex all the way through which is why I think it's PB's best game since gothic 2.
 
Oct 30, 2017
2,888
it's better than gothic 3 ;p

I think it's the game gothic 3 was supposed to be, piranha bytes gameplay on a massive scale.
and while risen 1 had better mechanics, the last third of the game was an extreme drag, I enjoyed elex all the way through which is why I think it's PB's best game since gothic 2.
 
Feb 2, 2019
39
Yes, it was patched in.
As far as I heard from friends it's playable but not very smooth. So if you can, go PC. But if PS4 is your only option you will be mostly fine. I mean, I played Risen 2+3 on PS3 and those were very rough. I still enjoyed them a lot.
Yeah PS4 is my only option. I've never dipped my toes into PC gaming.

Thanks! Gonna grab next time I see it on same.
 
As someone who considered kingdom come to be one of the best games of last year due to its lack of hand holding quest design, i thought i might enjoy this game, and i was right. In many ways it feels like a relic from 10 to 15 years ago with it's animations, controls, voice acting and overall production values, but the game shines where it really matters with it's quest design and exploration. I honestly think this game would've reviewed so much better if it simply had a big budget feel, and if you're someone who can easilly look past the rough edges, or know what it's like to play an early 2000's rpg then i think you might find something interesting here like i did.
 
Oct 27, 2017
2,082
As someone who considered kingdom come to be one of the best games of last year due to its lack of hand holding quest design, i thought i might enjoy this game, and i was right. In many ways it feels like a relic from 10 to 15 years ago with it's animations, controls, voice acting and overall production values, but the game shines where it really matters with it's quest design and exploration. I honestly think this game would've reviewed so much better if it simply had a big budget feel, and if you're someone who can easilly look past the rough edges, or know what it's like to play an early 2000's rpg then i think you might find something interesting here like i did.
100%. Exploration and quest design is more interesting and fun than in overhyped uberpolished extravaganzas like Horizon or God of War (yes I enjoyed those games too a lot, mind).
 
Oct 30, 2017
1,730
As someone who considered kingdom come to be one of the best games of last year due to its lack of hand holding quest design, i thought i might enjoy this game, and i was right. In many ways it feels like a relic from 10 to 15 years ago with it's animations, controls, voice acting and overall production values, but the game shines where it really matters with it's quest design and exploration. I honestly think this game would've reviewed so much better if it simply had a big budget feel, and if you're someone who can easilly look past the rough edges, or know what it's like to play an early 2000's rpg then i think you might find something interesting here like i did.
Yeah the game's pretty great (especially on PC at high framerates). It just lacks the "polish" most players are used to now.